Book Review: The Low-Cholesterol Cookbook for Two by Andy De Santis, RD, MPH


The Low-Cholesterol Cookbook for Two

by Andy De Santis, RD, MPH with Michelle Anderson

100 Perfectly Portioned Recipes for Better Heart Health

Rockridge Press (March 17, 2020)

Cookbooks/Cooking for One or Two/Low Cholesterol Cooking/Heart Disease


Reduce LDLs and leftovers―low cholesterol recipes for two

If you are one of the millions dealing with high cholesterol, this book can remove some concerns from your plate. Filled with simple, satisfying recipes, The Low-Cholesterol Cookbook for Two will make it easy to lower your cholesterol and improve your heart health―with a unique benefit. This low cholesterol cookbook for two perfectly portions servings so you won’t have to deal with endless leftovers, waste time and ingredients, or recalculate measurements and serving sizes. It’s a win for your wallet and your waistline.

Tasty recipes like Dutch Cinnamon Pancakes and Chimichurri-Rubbed Chicken are made with familiar and affordable ingredients. Whether you are a wingman or on a co-mission to better heart health, this low cholesterol cookbook is proof that when it comes to fighting high cholesterol, two is better than one.

This low cholesterol cookbook includes:

  • Cholesterol 101―Understand cholesterol with a crash course in the science and execution of dietary heart health.
  • Keep your favorites―Low cholesterol doesn’t mean a taste tradeoff―this low cholesterol cookbook built for two includes heart-friendly versions of your favorite meals.
  • Prep is key―Make planning easy. This low cholesterol cookbook provides a full list of what to stock and how to stay on track―you can’t eat what you don’t have.

Ditch unhealthy foods and put your health on the right track with this low cholesterol cookbook.





So many questions answered in part I of The Low-Cholesterol Cookbook for Two. You come away understanding changes needed to lower your cholesterol. One of my favorite sections the 10 Superstar Foods.  I’ve copied this list and made sure to have these foods on hand. Part II provides 100 easy-to-make recipes with portions for two. Each recipe is labeled as One-Pot, Under 30-minutes, 5 Ingredients or Less, Vegetarian, or Dairy-Free. Each recipes includes a detailed nutrient breakdown per serving. Recipes are easy to read, follow, and make.

Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (March 30, 2020)

ARC provided by publisher/Callisto Publishing Club



ANDYAndy De Santis RD MPH is a private practice dietitian from Toronto, Ontario who also holds a Master’s degree in public health nutrition from the University Of Toronto Dalla Lana School Of Public Health. He started his career at Diabetes Canada before shifting into a career centered around private practice and health writing. Andy has been blogging on pivotal health topics for the last three years and has written for a wide variety of print and online platforms including newspapers and magazines. Although he has appeared on national TV in Canada, becoming a publish author is certainly the highlight of his career so far. When he isn’t working or writing, Andy is probably enjoying a nice handful of raw kale or making people laugh on Instagram with his food-related humour.


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